Blake’s role allows him to be of assistance to families, and their loved ones, as they begin their journey into recovery. . Society offers little to educate the public or de-stigmatize the problem of addiction. I love you more is distinct and unique from other books on the market on addiction as it is meant to be an emotional education on the family systems affected by addiction using three, fictional short stories, all with very different endings.
I Love You, More: Short Stories of Addiction, Recovery, and Loss From the Family's Perspective #ad - These three powerful stories have common threads of hope, pain, worry, grief, belief, mistrust, acceptance, change, and the constant presence of varying levels of sanity across a broad spectrum. I love you more offers insight into the various perspectives and experiences of family members who have dealt with the harrowing disease of addiction.
He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is a Certified Addictions Professional. The goal of this quick, book is to be the conduit that allows you to enter the body and mind of a substance abuser and their family, easy-to-read, to see the world through their eyes as they navigate their way through one of the most heart-breaking and gut-wrenching hardships they will ever face.
The author, blake Cohen, is a recovering alcoholic and addict himself for multiple years. For the family, heart-wrenching, addiction is frustrating, exhausting and time-consuming.
Chasing A Flawed SunBowker #ad - However in “chasing a flawed sun” the author shows us how after breaking him down and almost taking his life several times, the battle with the drug did just that. This is a true story. He enjoys going to other countries either for relief work, exploration or just chasing the sun that never ceases. Chasing a flawed Sun is in turns beautiful and brutal.
Riveting" ★ ★"i couldn't put it down!"★ ★"not just another addiction memoir" ★ ★"Must read!" ★ The phrase “Heroin saved my life” could be considered both controversial and even offensive to some. Not only has daniel mcghee survived hell and lived to tell the tale, but his words are an inspiration and can act as a guide for people still traversing that dark path, in a memoir that is at once merciless and uplifting.
Self-publishing review, ★★★★½. The book is profoundly insightful for someone who has felt the sting of addiction. It begins at childhood and takes us through the thoughts, turmoil and inner conflicts of a person lost in the undercurrent of addiction, and ends in a climax of self discovery, and realization.
Chasing A Flawed Sun #ad - It is a gripping tale of a suburban youth and his journey through the streets of Baltimore, prisons, and worst of all, addiction, institutions, his own mind. In his eighteen years in recovery he’s learned to enjoy writing, fitness, and traveling the world. He also owns a non-profit and works with addicts, children and homeless in his area.
This story is an autopsy into the mind, heart and soul of an addict.
Mastering the Addicted Brain: Building a Sane and Meaningful Life to Stay CleanNew World Library #ad - This simple yet profound guidebook takes you step-by-step through the process of building a life after addiction by adopting new behaviors that create lasting change. However, addiction can be managed once its true nature is understood. Walter ling has worked with thousands of addicts, their loved ones, and fellow clinicians.
For anyone trying to overcome an addiction, living with someone with an addiction, or helping someone with an addictionAs most drug and alcohol addicts eventually realize, good intentions alone aren’t enough to break destructive habits. An internationally renowned psychiatrist, neurologist, and addiction specialist, Dr.
Mastering the Addicted Brain: Building a Sane and Meaningful Life to Stay Clean #ad - . His no-nonsense, no-judgment approach, ” advocates holistic methods to prevent relapse and establish new patterns to create a sustainable, which he calls the “neuroscience of common sense, meaningful life.
We All Fall Down: Living with AddictionLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - A group reading guide is included. Nic sheff's tweak, we all fall down, and his father's memoir about him Beautiful Boy are the basis of the film Beautiful Boy starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet. In this powerful follow-up about his continued efforts to stay clean, devastating relapses, Nic writes candidly about eye-opening stays at rehab centers, and hard-won realizations about what it means to be a young person living with addiction.
By candidly revealing his own failures and small personal triumphs, Nic inspires readers to maintain hope and to remember that they are not alone in their battles. Little brown Books for Young Readers. In his bestselling memoir Tweak, Nic Sheff took readers on an emotionally gripping roller-coaster ride through his days as an addict.
We All Fall Down: Living with Addiction #ad - In his follow-up to his bestselling memoir Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines, Nic Sheff reveals a brutally honest account of a young person's struggles with relapse and rehab.
UNBROKEN BRAINPicador #ad - Little brown Books for Young Readers. Like autistic traits, addictive behaviors fall on a spectrum -- and they can be a normal response to an extreme situation. Challenging both the idea of the addict's “broken brain” and the notion of a simple “addictive personality, arguing that addictions are learning disorders and shows how seeing the condition this way can untangle our current debates over treatment, ” Unbroken Brain offers a radical and groundbreaking new perspective, prevention and policy.
A new york times bestsellermore people than ever before see themselves as addicted to, prescription meds, porn, or recovering from, sex, gambling, addiction, whether it be alcohol or drugs, or the internet. Picador. By illustrating what addiction is, history, peers, the book illustrates how timing, and is not, family, culture and chemicals come together to create both illness and recovery- and why there is no “addictive personality” or single treatment that works for all.
UNBROKEN BRAIN #ad - Combining maia szalavitz’s personal story with a distillation of more than 25 years of science and research, Unbroken Brain provides a paradigm-shifting approach to thinking about addiction. But despite the unprecedented attention, our understanding of addiction is trapped in unfounded 20th century ideas, addiction as a crime or as brain disease, and in equally outdated treatment.
RECOVERED: How an unsustainable addiction led to a sustained lifeIndependently published #ad - Opioid addiction, along with any addiction, is not confined to the person going through the struggle. From the hospital, to the rehab, his journey of hope begins. The first part of the book tracks his early years and descent into the grips of substance abuse. All of these roads lead to the final chapter where he uncovers the problem and solution in easy, digestible language.
The author Jacob R. If you or a loved one is suffering from addiction, or has in the past, this book is a must read! Little brown Books for Young Readers. This story unveils many points of confusion throughout the entire process. There are even more loved ones who suffer through the hardships as hope rises and falls like the tides.
RECOVERED: How an unsustainable addiction led to a sustained life #ad - Addiction has torn our country apart from the inside. He proceeds to shed light on stories from rehabilitation facilities which have previously been a source of fear and unknown for first time recovering addicts and their families. According to the cdc there were over 68, 500 deaths from overdose in 2018.
In the following chapters he reveals insights through the lens of active addiction, and the family. This is shocking compared to 16, 000 overdose deaths in 1999. Jones dives deep into his addiction in the pages of this book. Picador.
High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double LifeHarmony #ad - National bestseller • an up-close portrait of the mind of an addict and a life unraveled by narcotics—a memoir of captivating urgency and surprising humor that puts a human face on the opioid crisis. Raw, brutal, and shocking. She is a born storyteller who lived an incredible story, from blackmail by an ex-boyfriend to a soul-shattering deal with a drug dealer, and her telling brims with suspense and unexpected wit.
Little brown Books for Young Readers. Move over, orange Is the New Black. Amy dresner, author of my fair junkiewhen word got out that Tiffany Jenkins was withdrawing from opiates on the floor of a jail cell, people in her town were shocked. Tiffany breaks through the stigma and silence to offer hope and inspiration to anyone battling the disease—whether it’s a loved one or themselves.
High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life #ad - Picador. Not because of the twenty felonies she’d committed, or the nature of her crimes, but because her boyfriend was a Deputy Sherriff, or even that she’d been captain of the high school cheerleading squad just a few years earlier, and his friends—their friends—were the ones who’d arrested her.
A raw and twisty page-turning memoir that reads like fiction, her 120 days in a Florida jail where every officer despised what she’d done to their brother in blue, High Achiever spans Tiffany’s life as an active opioid addict, and her eventual recovery. But the true surprise is her path to recovery.
With heart-racing urgency and unflinching honesty, Jenkins takes you inside the grips of addiction and the desperate decisions it breeds.
Tweak: Growing Up on MethamphetaminesAtheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - This new york times bestselling memoir of a young man’s addiction to methamphetamine tells a raw, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful tale of the road from relapse to recovery. Nic sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. Little brown Books for Young Readers. It's a harrowing portrait—but not one without hope.
Picador. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and Ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. It took a violent relapse one summer in California to convince him otherwise. Atheneum Books. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to.
Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines #ad - In a voice that is raw and honest, heartbreaking, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling, and true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. The story that inspired the major motion picture Beautiful Boy featuring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet. As we watch nic plunge into the mental and physical depths of drug addiction, with his family, he paints a picture for us of a person at odds with his past, with his substances, and with himself.
Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits HomeFocusUp books #ad - Picador. And she comes to understand that to save her child she must step back and allow him to fight for his own soul. Saving jake gives voice to the devastation shared by the families of addicts, and provides vital hope. Struggling with fear, guilt, and a desperate need to protect her son, D’Anne grapples with her husband’s anger and her daughter’s depression as the family disease of addiction impacts them all.
. She discovers the terrifying links between prescription-drug abuse and skyrocketing heroin use. D’anne burwell’s smart, and within a year drops out of college, walks out of rehab, athletic son—raised in a loving and prosperous home—begins abusing OxyContin as a teenager, and lands homeless on the streets of Boulder.
Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home #ad - Little brown Books for Young Readers. Above all, it is a powerful personal story of love and redemption. Atheneum Books.
I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression and AddictionModern Therapies #ad - Learn new coping skills such as cognitive therapy, stress management, and mindfulness along with step-by-step instructions on how to use them. The book includes numerous exercises and a one-month program to help you get started. Learn the symptoms, treatment, and relapse prevention strategies that will change your life.
Picador. For more information refer to IWantToChangeMyLife. Org. The book contains a five-point plan for overcoming anxiety, depression, and addiction. Atheneum Books. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Used book in Good Condition. Dr. Melemis is a leading authority in addiction and mood disorders who has helped thousands of people improve their lives.
The Addiction Recovery Workbook: Powerful Skills for Preventing Relapse Every DayAlthea Press #ad - Atheneum Books. Picador. Prevent relapse with practical coping skills for everyday life from The Addiction Recovery Workbook. Preventing relapse in daily life is where the work of a successful recovery starts. The addiction recovery workbook equips you with actionable strategies and coping skills to prevent relapse and succeed in recovery when faced with day-to-day challenges, stressors, and triggers.
From navigating intimate relationships to handling high-risk situations and environments, this addiction workbook offers practical tools and hands-on exercises that you can use in your home, work, and personal life. Armed with the skills and strategies in The Addiction Recovery Workbook, you will overcome every single one you face.
Once equipped with these skills, you’ll establish new routines and rituals that do not involve substance abuse, and redefine your personal identity by connecting to what matters most to you. Designed for you to use on your own, or alongside a 12-step program, The Addiction Recovery Workbook gives you the skills you need for successful recovery with:An essential introduction that helps you understand your addiction and outlines the path to recovery.
The Addiction Recovery Workbook: Powerful Skills for Preventing Relapse Every Day #ad - Coping skills to handle thoughts, relationships, emotions, and high-risk situations and environments. Prevention tactics that help you succeed in lifelong recovery by setting new, addiction-free lifestyle habits and routines. On your recovery journey ahead, there may be obstacles. Little brown Books for Young Readers.